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, white, and blue. his team sponsor was the u.s. postal service and, in the late 1990s, the agency could hardly believe its luck, that it had put its money on a man who became arguably the greatest endurance athlete of all time. well, today color the pofl service embarrassed. the u.s. justice department announced this afternoon that it will join a civil lawsuit that claims armstrong defrauded the federal government. here's bob orr. >> reporter: the lawsuit as lance armstrong broke his sponsorship contract with the u.s. postal service by using performance-enhancing drugs while winning multiple tour de france titles. the postal service paid at least $31 million to sponsor armstrong's cycling team and now the justice department wants that money back and could seek total damages approaching $100 million. the lawsuit, first filed by armstrong's former teammate floyd landis in 2010, claims the team knowingly caused the united states postal service agreements to be violated by regularly employing banned substances and methods to enhance their performance. that charge brought strong denials from
evans has the breaking news. a major withdrawal of u.s. forces from afghanistan. we'll preview the president's announcement which will come in tonight's state of the union. major garrett is at the white house. charlie d'agata in afghanistan. her parents will be with the first lady tonight. her alleged killers are in jail. dean reynolds on the shooting death of hadiya pendleton. and the taliban robbed afghanistan of its musical soul. but he is bringing it back. >> we can speak in a common language of humanity which is the language of music. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening, the most-wanted man in california, fired los angeles cop christopher dorner, appears to be surrounded tonight. he's holed up in a house in san bernardino county east of l.a. dorner was discovered by fish and game officers a little after noon local time today. there have been gun battles and two officers have been wounded. their condition is unknown. this is the sound of one of those gun battles recorded by our correspondent carter evans. (gu
's taking place. >> they said they were aware in the months before the attack, u.s. ambassador chris stevens was worried about safety in libya. >> we never received a request to do, so number one snopa any ta argued that benghazi was just one of many u.s. outposts receiving threats. >> u.s. military has neither the resources nor the responsibility to have a firehouse next to every u.s. facility in the world. >> the white house has provided few detailser the president actions the night of the benghazi attacks. panetta revealed he briefed him of the attack but the two did not speak again that night. >> are you surprised that the president of the united states didn't call you, defense secretary panetta, and say, how's it going? >> normally in these situations -- >> did he know the level of threat? >> let me finish the answer. we were deploying the forces. he knew we were deploying the forces. he was being kept -- >> i hate to interrupt you but we've got limited time. >> the president was well aware of what was going on. make no mistake about it. >> it's a sign that the president was disengaged.
files looking for leads. the u.s. embassy in ankara, turkey, came under attack today. a suicide bomber blew himself up at a security checkpoint. a turkish security guard was also killed. the white house quickly called it a terrorist attack and holly williams is in the turkish capital tonight. >> reporter: the explosion rocked the quiet embassy district in turkey's capital. this shaky mobile phone footage shows the confusion in the immediate aftermath as bystanders rushed in to help the injured. the suicide bomber only got as far as the embassy's outside perimeter, stopped by turkish guards, he detonated his explosive device, killing himself and one of the guards. the blast was powerful enough to rip this heavy security door off its hinges and send debris flying, injuring several other embassy staff members. this woman, a turkish journalist, was seriously hurt. the american ambassador, francis ricciardone, visited the hospital where the casualties were treated and praised the security guard who lost his life. >> i've paid my respects to the family of the turkish hero who stood guard for
called the test highly provocative and said it threatens u.s. security and international peace. we have more from tokyo. good morning, lucy. >> reporter: good morning, anne-marie. the u.n. security council is going to be holding an emergency session today on measures to deal with the north korean nuclear test. and here in japan, prime minister abe, of course, coming out strongly condemning this as a provocative act. he's called on his advisers to come up with possible unilateral sanctions that japan can't oppose. it was only two months ago that a missile was fired from north korea. it went over part of southern japan. so the concern is that this latest test moves north korea closer toward creating a nuclear weapon. hours after the underground blast was detected, north korea's government said it the result of a detonation of a miniaturized nuclear device. the test was in direct violation of the u.n. security council's orders for the north to shut down its nuclear program, and it could signal a major step forward for north korea's nuclear program. >> as a reason americans really should ca
he might die in office. >> u.s. secrets exposed. >> iran is claiming it has decoded footage from a downed u.s. drone. >> a surprising about-face from lance armstrong, now planning to cooperate with anti-doping officials. >> something you don't usually see. >> a spicy little guy. >> all that. >> hairks i just met you, this is crazy, but here's my number, call me maybe be. >> federal reserve says it has six wait calls temporary vulnerability which allows hackers to briefly breach one of its internal websites. >> they could have made off with as much as negative 14 trillion dollars. >> on "cbs this morning.." >> there ooh is a new smartphone app that lets you communicate with your plants. the app is called "i will die alone." captioning funded by cbs >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." 35 years ago today new england was digging out from the blizzard of '78, one of the biggest storms of the 20th century. forecasters say new englanders could see history repeat itself this weekend. >> a major snowstorm is passing through the great lakes. by friday night it could make travel nearly impos
justification for drone strikes against u.s. citizens found to be operatives of al qaeda. >> they're legal, ethical, and wise. >> quake in the south pacific. >> reports at least five people are dead in the solomon islands. >> governor jerry brown taking on rick perry. >> who would want to spend their summers in 110-degree heat. >> the president is proposing another stop gap measure to avert the deep spending cuts due to kick in next month. >> these reforms would reduce our government's bill. what's up, camera men? come on. they're breaking my flow all the time. >> lindsey vonn out the rest of the skiing season after a scary crash that tore her acl and mcl and broke a bone in her lower right lane. >> in south korea, a scary car accident caught on tape. both drivers managed to survive. >> all that -- >> kobe bryant with an attack. >> were your children ever raised by nannies? >> yes, did have some nannies, yes. >> when they came for the job interview, did they walk in and go great? >> her man the bicycle-riding dog. >> -- and all that matters -- >> i'm worried that he might have a heart atta
, this is a real challenge for them. this man was trained by the l.a.p.d. >> reporter: and by the u.s. military. and not just trained. i mean, he has certifications in intelligence, counter-intelligence. that'slet trade craft for being a spy for someone who wants to fly under the radar or disappear or change their identity. he has been trained in heavy weapons. he has been deployed in war zones. he has been trained in urban warfare tactics and after that going through the l.a.p.d. academy he was certainly trained in all the tactics training and procedure of the l.a.p.d., so he knows how they work, too. it makes him formidable. >> pelley: how do they go after him, then. >> reporter: this is a very interesting case. essentially he turned their role inside out. he has taken the hunters and made them part of the hunted. there are special assets, some of which used to come under my command like the special investigations section, and these are guys who are highly trained surveillance experts. they can disappear into a neighborhood, but they're also heavily armed trained marksmen and very tactically
fearing they'll be easy targets. as for dorner, he says he's not fearing death. >>> well, the u.s. military is making changes following its response to the attack on the u.s. mission in libya. outgoing secretary of defense leon panetta was grilled during the attack on capitol hill yesterday. panetta was pressed about the president's involvement. he said he learned about the assault while meeting with mr. obama. mr. obama told him to deploy forces as quickly as possible, but panetta did not speak to the president after that. >> the event was over before -- >> it lasted almost eight hours and my question to you is during that eight-hour period, did the president slow any curiosity about how's this is going, what kind of assets are helping these people? did he ever make that phone cal? >> look. there's no question in my mine the president of the united states was concerned about american lives. >> well, with all due respect i don't believe that's a credible statement if he never called and ask ued you are we helping these people, what's happening to them. >> reporter: panetta also sa
to cbs news anchor scott pelley yesterday, the president said the u.s. can reduce its deficit by closing tax loopholes and making what he calls smart budget reductions. >> if you combine those things together, then we cannot only reduce our deficit, but we can continue to invest in things like education and research and development that are going to help us grow. >> well, today the president travels to minneapolis where he'll push for proposals to gun control durs his visit. susan mcginnis is in washington. good morning. >> good morning. this will be the president's first trip outside washington to push his gun proposalproposals. he's pushing for a big rally in support of this. in the meantime the senators are said to be preparing their own legislation very similar to the president's employee posal but conspicuously absent is the assault weapons ban. he takes his pitch for gun safety to minneapolis today. he wants congress to require universal background checks, limit how many bullets gun clips can hold, and pasban on assault weapons. but here in washington, much of the focus is on more
raising the u.s. flag over iwo jima as they took control of the japannese island in a battle that began 68 years ago today. most folks have seen the famous sculpture but few know the history behind it. a history of lost and found. told by jim axel rod tonight. >> this was happened carved by a marine. >> reporter: he started accumulating military artifacts when he was ten years old. >> but the actual first announcement of the end of world war ii... >> reporter: brown's collection of world war ii memorabilia is now one of the world's largest. >> this poster reproduced hundreds of thousands of times. >> reporter: but it's one piece in particular that fits brown's collection... sets brown's collection apart. this is the original iwo jima monument. it was inspired by combat photographer joe rosenthal's picture of five marines and a sailor raising the american flag during a battle that cost 6,000 u.s. lives. sculptor felix de weldon was so moved he used his own money to create it, finishing the 12-foot statue six months after the battle. the statue was displayed in front of the federal reserve b
been canceled to jfk rather and about eight to laguardia. we've already checked in with u.s. airlines and we are hearing that they've canceled a record 2,000 flights between yesterday and today. and they're expecting many more flights to be canceled so certainly it's going to be a very tough day here at the airport for many travelers who are trying to get to the new england area. certainly call ahead. a lot of airlines are making accommodations for you and they're offering folks services where they can cancel the flights and they can actually reschedule at a later date. but certainly it's going to be a tough ride for a lot of folks trying to head to new england. much more coming up in a half hour. back to you. >> thanks delia live at national airport this morning. >>> just an awful story out of annapolis this morning. a woman from annapolis is due in court this morning on charges she murdered her own 2- year-old daughter. investigators are now focusing on a trash facility in anne arundel county with hopes of finding kassidey booth's booth. police say chelsea booth smothered the toddle
, including gun violence. derek mcginty is anchoring our state of the union coverage live from the u.s. capital. derek. >> lesli and anita, this will be the president's fourth message. what is new tonight, this is a president fresh off reelection at the peek of his political power. why there will be plenty of political theater tonight. the president's real agenda is moving his agenda. he wants to get things done. the economy and jobs, manufacturing, infrastructure. he'll focus on education reform and energy. the most controversial topic is likely to be gun control, where there will be plenty of guests from both sides of the issue in the house galleries and pointed out by the president as the speech goes on. that would be the political theater, i mentioned a few sentences ago. let's go to tara for the rest of our preview. >> president obama wasn't offering a preview of a state of the union address to reporters this afternoon. >> white house aides say improving the economy and creating jobs will be front and center when the president speaks to congress and the country. >> as he outla
administration continues to face questions from republicans about the deadly terrorist attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. now one gop senator is plenling to hold up the confirmation of two of the president's appointees until he gets some answers about that attack. susan mcginnis is in washington with more. good morning susan. >> good morning, anne-marie. senator lindsey graham has been one of the biggest critics of the white house's response to the attacks in benghazi. now he's threatening to use his senatorial privilege to try to block the nomination of chuck hagel for defense secretary tear and john brennan for head of the cia in order to get the white house to give answers. >> you're about to make some news here, i think. you are saying that you are going to block the nominations. you're going to block them from coming to a vote until you get an answer to this. >> yes. >> reporter: on cbs's "face the nation" sunday, senator lindsey graham acknowledges he would use a rule that allow as senator to put a hold on presidential nominees. he hopes by delaying the confirmation o
died. dorner's trail has been cold since his pickup was discovered. today u.s. marshals in la pal ma california, searched the home of his mother. police remain on high alert in los angeles. dorner targeted several officers in a manifesto posted on his facebook page. he boasted he could outsmart pursuers. he wrote "i will utilize every bit of small arms training, demolition, ordnance and survival training i've been giving." if dorner is somewhere around here, he may need those survival skills, scott. we're expecting several more inches of snow and the temperatures here are already in the low 20s. >> pelley: ben, thank you. correspondent john miller is a former senior commander in the l.a.p.d.. john, why did he go to big bear? >> well, he didn't go there by accident. that's not a road you make a wrong turn on. if you're going to go up that mountain, it's because you intend to. there's one way in and one way out. i've been there many times. he didn't end where he wanted to. it appears he broke the axle on that truck. his family had property up there before. he's familiar with that area
then began a week long spiritual retreat. benedict's time as pope has been turbulent. in the u.s., church attendance is down, there is a shortage of priests, and legal settlements from the sex abuse scandal have cost billions of dollars. the boston archdiocese has closed dozens of churches, but in one of those, parishioners have staged a sit-in that's been going on now for eight years. here's elaine quijano. >> reporter: every friday night, christine arnold and her 14-year-old triplets sean, scott and christian, arrive for their overnight shift at st. francis church. the triplets have been coming here since they were six years old. would it be weird to not come here on a friday night? >> it wouldn't feel right. >> reporter: why not? >> because, like, this kind of like our second home here. >> reporter: more than 100 prish neshs take shifts, occupying st. francis 24 hours a day, seven days a week. the parish was officially closed in october, the 2004, for having low attendance. the archdiocese claimed it was a financial necessity. the parishioners fear if they leave, the archdiocese will l
for lance armstrong to get back into competitive sports is to tell all under oath to the u.s. anti-doping atsy. but today armstrong said forget it. armstrong admits using performance-enhancing drugs while winning the tour de france seven times. he said he's willing to participate in an international effort to clean up cycling, but he won't cooperate with the u.s. agency. what are martian rocks made of? a nasa rover collects its first sample when we come back. before copd... i took my son fishing every year. we had a great spot, not easy to find, but worth it. but with copd making it hard to breathe, i thought those days might be over. so my doctor prescribed symbicort. it helps significantly improve my lung function starting within five minutes. symbicort doesn't replace a rescue inhaler for sudden symptoms. with symbicort, today i'm breathing better. and that means...fish on! symbicort is for copd including chronic bronchitis and emphysema. it should not be taken more than twice a day. symbicort may increase your risk of lung infections, osteoporosis, and some eye problems. tell y
learned more this past week about one type of weapon in the u.s. arsenal. we've learned that more than 11 years of american combat overseas. we found out about the administration's legal justifications for the use of drones, that catch-all term for an expanding family of unmanned flying military hardware. the week's revelations further fueled the public debate about the propriety of drone strikes against human targets as we'll hear this morning beginning with martha teichner's report on our sunday morning cover story. >> reporter: so you think you know what a drone is? one of those unmanned aircraft that takes out terrorists. well, think again. this is a drone too. tell me what that is. so is this. and would you believe a humming bird drone? ahead this sunday morning, technology both tantalizing and troubling. >> osgood: the grammy awards are tonight here on cbs. among the nominees you can find the name john mayer. after a period on the performance side lines, mayer' is preparing to move back into the spotlight as we'll be hearing from anthony mason. >> reporter: why did you come out here
in the middle of a growing controversy over u.s. drone strikes targeting terror suspects overseas. brennan helped manage the drone program. >> there were many cases we're talking about hardened terrorists but we do need to have a different approach when an american citizen is involved. >> reporter: now the white house is letting lawmakers look at classified information explaining the legal justification for using strikes targeting american terror suspects. lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are raising concerns about the program. brennan is also expected to face tough questions about his time as a c.i.a. executive during the bush administration and what he knew about enhances interrogation techniques. >> he's going to face questions from democrats about his prior role in detention and rendition policies. >> reporter: brennan has said he was aware of the program, but did not play a role in its creation, execution or oversight. today's hearing could decide whether or not brennan becomes the next c.i.a. director. danielle nottingham, cbs news, capitol hill. >>> there were less than 50 drone
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announced 34,000 troops would return from afghanistan by this time next year, half the u.s. force there. he also got a standing ovation when he talked about gun laws. the president said bills on background checks and large magazines are being discussed and that lawmakers owe it to victims of gun violence to bring it to the floor. >> they deserve the vote. gabby giffords deserves a vote. the families of newtown deserve a vote. >> in the republican response florida senator marco rubio says the president's economic plans would hurt the middle class. >> mr. president obama, i don't oppose your plans because i want to protect the rich. i want to oppose the plan because i want to protect our neighbors. >> president obama will make his rally to the american people with rallies later in georgia and illinois. now, in an indication of how willing republicans are to compromise house speaker john boehner said yesterday immigration is about the only item on the president's list that has a chance of passing this year. anne-marie? >> susan mcginnis in washington. thank you. >>> well, the president also pu
obama's response to the raid on the u.s. mission in libya. the president says they are playing politics with national security. >>> well, straight ahead, kangaroo course. a troop of roos take over the fairway at the australian open. ooooo my father loves coffee, drinks coffee every day, but, but makes coffee so wrong. i think he puts like maybe two tablespoons in the whole pot, so it just tastes like water. and i keep trying to tell him, dad, you have to put more coffee in here, but it doesn't work. so with blonde, i think he gets the flavor that he likes, so he feels more comfortable putting the appropriate amount of coffee in the thing. he does, jerry likes it light. ♪ ♪ >>> here's a look at flat from some cities around the country. new york, part employ sunny victory breezy, 50 the high. miami should expect some thunderstorms. chicago it will be snow showers. dallas, sunny, 53, l.a., 50 degrees. >>> relishing a deal with heinz ketchup and another piece of the trump empire sold for a bargain price. ash will i morison is here in new york with that and more. good morning to you. >>
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at the supermarket. the u.s. department of agriculture says food prices will rise by as much as 3.5% this year. that's nearly double the rate of inflation. the steep rise is blamed on the severe drought that's gripping farmers and cattle ranchers in the nation's midsection. anne-marie? >> ines for ray in new york. thank you, ines. >>> when we return, driving in the fast lane. danica patrick talks about racing into history this sunday at the daytona 500. >>> here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. washington, d.c., rain and 39. atlanta, thunderstorms, 48. st. louis, 38. denver, 39 the high. seattle, a lot of rain, 48 degrees. >>> in sports danica patrick makes history this sunday when she becomes the first woman to start the daytona 500 at the poll position. but as mark strassmann reports the race car driver is more concerned about where she finishes in nascar's biggest race. >> ready to race. >> reporter: danica patrick in the lime green number 10 car had the fastest qualifying time for nascar's biggest race. more than 196 miles per hour. >> that's a great lap, guys. >>
with the national atomic energy agency. >>> and "the wall street journal" says the u.s. and europeans have struck up a trade deal. it could take two years to compete. >>> "usa today" says there use news on chuck hagel. they could decide tomorrow. republicans are threatening to stonewall the nomination and moderate republican susan says she'll appose hagel. >> at a hearing yesterday patrick donohoe told senators the postal service needs their help. last year, keep in mind, the post office loft nearly $16 billion. >>> and the "los angeles times" says researchers believe they may have spotted the youngest black hole in the galaxy and it's not fashion only 200,000 light years away. some say a black hole could provide a passage to ano >> announcer: this national weather report sponsored by kay jewelers. every kiss begins with kay. >>> this morning los angeles police are defending the fiery end to the shoot-out with christopher dorner. we did not intentionally burn down that cabin to get mr. dorner out. >> our carter evans with new details on how things ended. >>> and another dangerous man is on the loose
, and then top ten in the u.s. i don't really care about those medals. i just want to him to win the medal in my heart. >> more than a dozen of his fellow fighters are on their way to los angeles to compete in the brazilian championship. students 6 to 13 years old will grapple, strike, and flip their way through a tournament that their instructor teaches them more than just winning. >> good luck to those kids. they'll be in los angeles tomorrow. one final note, the academy hopes to expand its reach to offer free classes to foster children and to veterans. how about that? >> thanks, dave. there's still much more to come on 9news. >> senator warner blast defense contractors for their absence. i'm peggy fox. the latest on se se >>> tomorrow is the 9th of the month. you don't have to wait until then to call your buddy. annual mammogram and a visit to the doctor or nurse practitioner can make a difference when it comes to your breast health. you can also help fight cancer with a special bike ride this weekend. >> from vet mirror all the way to this mirror, full of spin bikes. 130 spin bikes. en
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